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Did Anyone Watch "The Game Of Your Life" Last Night?

  • By Sergio
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  • December 3, 2011 3:15 PM
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Though we try as hard as we can to cover everything that's relevant for S & A, it is inevitable that something will fall through the cracks from time to time. For example, take the NBC family movie that was broadcast last night (Friday Dec. 2) The Game of Your Life, starring Titus Makin Jr. 

Trailer Watch - A New Teaser Of Nelson George's "Migrations" With Chris Rock

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • December 2, 2011 7:50 PM
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Author and director Nelson George has released a new teaser for his international flick Migrations starring Tigist Selam, Saul Williams, Osas Ighoduro, Epee Dingong and Ariane Plubel.  Chris Rock also has a cameo.

"Viva Riva!" Director & Producer Team Up To Produce 6 Films Based On Contemporary African Literature ("Pumzi" Director Attached To One)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 2, 2011 3:25 PM
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In the 10-minute video below, which made its way to YouTube yesterday, Kenyan director, Wanuri Kahiu (Pumzi) is interviewed by Russell Southwood of Balancing Act Africa, with the conversation centering primarily on her award-winning Focus Features Africa First short film Pumzi, and her upcoming projects.

Creative Team Behind The Award-Winning "Mississippi Damned" Developing New Feature Drama "County Line"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • December 2, 2011 1:15 PM
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The creative team behind a film S&A has extensively covered in the past, Mississippi Damned, are in the process of developing their sophomore effort County Line and have recently launched a website for the film.

Kenyan Director Wanuri Kahiu (Focus Features Africa First Sci-Fi Short "Pumzi") Discusses Afrofuturism

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 2, 2011 12:52 PM
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Right in my backyard... I might be able to make this actually, if time is on my side that evening; maybe you will too.
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Watch: Actors Roundtable On The Work That Is Acting, Choosing Roles, What Makes A Great Actor, Awards, More...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 2, 2011 12:16 PM
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Watch the full hour-long Award Season roundtable series courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, embedded below.
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Watch Episode 11 Of "The Mis-adventures Of Awkward Black Girl" (Web Series)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 2, 2011 11:37 AM
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Debuting last night, here's episode 11 (The Exes) of Issa Rae's popular Awkward Black Girl web series.
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African Diaspora International Film Festival Friday 12/2 Highlights From Algeria, Haiti, UK... What To See Today

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 2, 2011 11:17 AM
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Continuing on with the day-to-day happenings at the ongoing African Diaspora International Film Festival here in NYC...
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"Kinyarwanda" Opens In Theaters Across The USA Today - Reviews, Screening Cities/Theaters + Watch A New Clip

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 2, 2011 10:40 AM
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Well... it's here! D-day has arrived, after months of prep by the AFFRM team. This is where/when YOU come in, so don't disappoint me! If I say please will that help? Although don't expect me to beg like Keith Sweat :) 

"The Interrupters" On BBC Four This Sunday

  • By Sergio
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  • December 2, 2011 10:03 AM
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Perhaps the most acclaimed film of 2011, Steve James' documentary The Interrupters, will make its broadcast premiere on BBC Four in the UK this Sunday night Dec. 4 at 21:00 (or 9PM)
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